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Twitter Purges Antiwar Writer

2018-08-10⊺23:29:02-05:00

Twitter has purged am author and critic of the American wars in the Middle East for sassing the Establishment too roughly. They also suspended two antiwar libertarians after they complained about the purge.

“I Was Banned for Life from Twitter”
Peter van Buren, The American Conservative, August 9, 2018
https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/i-was-banned-for-life-from-twitter/

I suppose it's just as well. As a corporation, Twitter simply can't sustain an open, global forum for political ideas. It's not cost-effective.

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created June 1, 2014 · last revised December 10, 2018